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Baykal from the old times is considered the sacral center of Siberia. Here revered are everything: sky, the earth, mountain, stones, river and lake, sources - Arshany. People worshipped to these places always, they worship now. Each locality has its spirit, and entire assembly of heathen deities comprises more than hundred fifty characters. “… The sacred mountains and the rivers… are those, by which they render to honor not by any one generation, but by all… Respect to these mountains arose from the earliest times and is supported by the recollections of people”, wrote buryat scientist and the enlightener Dorzhi Banzarov (1822-1855).